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Surah Mu’minun Ayat 113 in Arabic Text

قَالُوا۟ لَبِثْنَا يَوْمًا أَوْ بَعْضَ يَوْمٍۢ فَسْـَٔلِ ٱلْعَآدِّينَ
Qaaloo labisnaa yawman aw ba’da yawmin fas’alil ‘aaaddeen

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 113

Sahih International
They will say, “We remained a day or part of a day; ask those who enumerate.”

Yusuf Ali
They will say: “We stayed a day or part of a day: but ask those who keep account.”

Abul Ala Maududi
They will say: “We stayed for a day or part of a day. Ask of those who keep count of this.”

Muhsin Khan
They will say: “We stayed a day or part of a day. Ask of those who keep account.”

Pickthall
They will say: We tarried by a day or part of a day. Ask of those who keep count!

Dr. Ghali
They will say, “We have lingered a day, or part (Literally: Some (part) of a day, so ask the numberers.”

Abdel Haleem
and they will reply, ‘We stayed a day or a part of a day, but ask those who keep count.’

Quran 23 Verse 113 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Mu’minun ayat 113, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(23:113) They will say: “We stayed for a day or part of a day.[100] Ask of those who keep count of this.”


100. For explanation, see (Surah Ta-Ha Ayat 103 and E.N. 80) thereof.

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Al-Muminun verse 113 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Muminun ayat 112 which provides the complete commentary from verse 112 through 116.

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